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AAP announces new screen time rules for kids

Hailey Middlebrook, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 2:33pm

Digital media exposure for children of all ages should be limited, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Popular sites like Amazon, Twitter and Netflix suffer outages

Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 12:49pm

A number of popular websites like Amazon and Netflix were down for some users on Friday morning in what appears to be a massive DDoS attack.

NASA: Jupiter spacecraft detects problem, turns off camera

Alicia Chang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 7:57pm

A NASA spacecraft circling Jupiter has hit another snag.

Why you believe everything your Facebook friends tell you

Elizabeth Cohen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 12:49pm

No, Facebook hasn't changed its privacy settings. No, what you post doesn't belong to Facebook now.

Career, technical education showcase helps students get jobs

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 11:46am

About 10,000 students and adults gathered at the South Towne Expo Center for the first ever Pathways to Professions showcase on Oct. 12-13.

Scientists confirm genetics of schizophrenia

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:32am

Creating an effective treatment for schizophrenia requires a better understanding of its biology, of the genes that cause it. Using technology to illuminate chromosomes, scientists confirmed the underlying genetics of this mental disorder.

Review: 4 days with the 2017 Volkswagen Passat SE

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 12:36pm

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat combines simple elegance with modern technology.

Google's Pixel phone: Not much new, but still a standout

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 12:04pm

Google's ambitious new smartphone, the Pixel, doesn't offer a lot that's new. Yet it's still one of the best out there.

5 useful solar gadgets for winter

Brooke Nally, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 11:42am

There are many areas of your life you can light up with solar power this winter, so take advantage of renewable energy with these five gadgets that are as fun as they are useful.

3 programs that will protect your child from inappropriate content

Weldon McKenzie, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 1:43pm

This article outlines several technologies that can help parents monitor or block content they might deem inappropriate for their children while watching TV or browsing the Internet.

This man built a VR app to cure his fear of spiders

Seth Fiegerman, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 9:04pm

They say entrepreneurs need to embrace fear, but Tim Suzman may have taken that maxim a little too literally.

Assistive technologies helps people with disabilities 'be who they are'

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 7:40am

The Utah Center for Assistive Technology is all about gadgets and tech that help people with disabilities improve their quality of life. An open house Thursday was a showcase of technology and other assists that help people "be who they are."

New deal may put Kennecott in the recycling business

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Oct 15th - 10:31pm

A deal announced this week between Rio Tinto Kennecott and the U.S. Department of Energy is designed to get the most out of Earth's rare minerals. The partnership may also push Kennecott into the electronics recycling business.

Gov't bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from airliners

Joan Lowy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 15th - 7:33am

Passengers and flight crews will be banned from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on airline flights under an emergency order issued Friday by the Department of Transportation in response to reports of the phones catching fire.

Galaxy count may now top 2 trillion across universe

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 14th - 7:36pm

Thought the universe was crowded with 100 billion to 200 billion galaxies? Try 1 trillion or even 2 trillion galaxies and more.

Study links antidepressants in pregnancy with language disorders

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 14th - 5:41pm

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, known as SSRIs, are the most common type of antidepressants prescribed to pregnant women. Yet a new study indicates that when taken during pregnancy, the drugs are associated with a higher risk of language disorders in offspring.

Cloud computing: the environmental pros and cons

Jordan Kasteler, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 14th - 11:44am

There are advantages and disavantages on the environment from the world shifting to the cloud for computing and digital needs. This article explores implications cloud computing serves to Mother Nature.

Facebook, Google building a huge undersea cable to China

Jethro Mullen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:43pm

Facebook and Google are teaming up to build a huge Internet cable under the Pacific Ocean to China.

Man claims he sees 'ghost ship' on Lake Superior; science disagrees

Lauren Del Valle CNN  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 9:48pm

Perhaps the Flying Dutchman is haunting the Great Lakes for Halloween this year?

Facebook apologizes after users sell guns, drugs and animals on Marketplace feature

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 11:47am

Facebook recently apologized for the misuse of its new Marketplace feature, which involved people selling drugs, guns, animals and other prohibited items.